Politics

17
Jan
Dispute between Romney and Santorumm

His rivals keep pressing him to make his tax returns public. In an attempt to answer them, Mitt Romney stated during a Republican presidential candidates debate that took place last night that he will "probably" give that information in April. He added that he wished to follow the tradition of former nominees who also released their tax returns in April. "I have nothing in them that suggests there is any problem," he said. "I'm happy to do... [read news]

16
Jan
No conclusion between Kremlin and protesters

On Monday, an attempt to reach a conclusion between the Kremlin and the organizers that created the street protests failed once more. The dialogue was supposed to take place before the large scale demonstrations that are planned for the 4th of February take place. The former finance minister, Aleksei L. Kudrin, who had wanted to act as intermediary, announced that after three meetings no progress had been made. “This perfectly suits the... [read news]

15
Jan
Harry Reid - rant in Congress

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid started ranting against the Republicans in the Congress on Sunday. When he appeared on NBC's Meet the Press, Reid stated angry that the party was guilty of "obstructionism on steroids." "Mitch McConnell said his number one goal at the beginning of this Congress was to defeat President Obama, not have him reelected. And that's how they've legislated. We've spent months on things that used to happen just... [read news]

14
Jan
Interview with Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey found out that the way to steal the heart of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was to steal doughnuts with him. In an interview he gave to the talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey which is due to air in the weekend, the governor explained he had found his soul mate in the person of Mary Pat, his wife, when she suggested the idea of an ” illicit late-night doughnut run.”The two also talked about how hard it was mingling in politics. The... [read news]

05
Jan
Hamid Karzai wants Afghan prisoners in his hands

Hamid Karzai, the Afghan President wants to take control over the peace process with the Talibans. The man asked the US forces to relinquish ownership over the Bagram detention facility within a month. He also added that he wanted to see all Afghan citizens held by the coalition troops passed back in their country’s hands.Earlier this week the US announced it was going to release the senior Taliban members it held in detention at Guantanamo... [read news]

04
Jan
Rick Perry continues campaign

Rick Perry announced he had no immediate plans to terminate his campaigning, even after he ended on a crushing fifth place in the Iowa caucuses. However, the Texas governor announced he was taking a brief hiatus in order to reassess the matter. “This wasn’t a hard decision,” Perry told reporters earlier today. “This is a quirky place and a quirky process to say the least, and we’re going to go into places where they have actual... [read news]

02
Jan
Ron Paul and son in Iowa

Ron Paul decided to bring reinforcements during his last day of campaigning before the Iowa caucuses. He brought along his son, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul. "We're going to win in Iowa tomorrow!" Rand Paul stated during a rally that took place at a downtown hotel. This was merely the first stop among the five "whistle-stop" events that were going to take the duo from Cedar Rapids to Cedar Falls. Rand Paul, who is known as a Tea Party favorite... [read news]

27
Dec
Vladimir Putin talks publicly for the first time after Christmas

Vladimir Putin came forth and commented publicly for the first time since 80,000 people appeared on Christmas Eve in order to demand a rerun of the parliamentary elections that took place on December 4th. The Russian Prime Minister attacked his opponents for what he called aimlessness."The elections are over. The parliament has started its work and a speaker elected. The State Duma is working ... There can be no talk of any review," Putin... [read news]

26
Dec
Prince Philip still in hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh was forced to remain in hospital for the fourth night in a row on Sunday as he stood recovering from a recent minor heart operation. The Duke is recovering well after the procedure that took place on Friday. The doctors fit a coronary stent in order to ease the blood flow around his heart. Prince Philip went to Papworth hospital, in Cambridgeshire after he started complaining of chest pains. The doctors found out there... [read news]

25
Dec
Problems for Boehner

Sen. Chuck Schumer stated on Monday that Speaker John Boehner was “tying himself in a pretzel” because of the payroll tax extension passed by the Senate. Schumet stated that Boehner had initially agreed with the deal, just to back away in the last minute.“Trying to negotiate with Speaker Boehner is like trying to nail Jell-O to the wall,” Schumer said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “He keeps moving the goal posts back because he can’t... [read news]


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